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Biological Sciences

Featured Databases

AGRICOLA
Citations for journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Annual Reviews
Publishes critical reviews of primary research in 34 disciplines including Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

BIOSIS Previews (Includes Biological Abstracts)
Index and abstracts to international journal articles in biological and medical research. BIOSIS Previews also covers books and meetings.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

BuildingGreen Suite
A database devoted to providing information about sustainable solutions to building projects.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials is a bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. (Available to KSU authorized users)

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews contains full text articles, as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is comprised of several databases that identify research at varying levels of evidence. The databases are: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessment Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database. (Available to KSU authorized users)

Environment Complete
Covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index
Provides abstracts and limited full-text for articles from more than 300 core publications covering horticulture, garden and landscape design and history, botany, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia depicting animal life ranging from microscopic algae to large mamals.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

International Encyclopedia of Public Health
A comprehensive encyclopedia related to all aspects of global public health. Articles deal with diseases as well as health topics such as aging, diet, and ethical concerns for public health.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Journal of Visualized Experiments
A peer reviewed journal publishing biological research in a video format. Visualization facilitates the understanding and efficient reproduction of both basic and complex experimental techniques.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

MEDLINE
International index for medical literature, produced by the National Library of Medicine that addresses all aspects of medicine and health care and offers citations from nearly 4,000 journals, books and book chapters, research and other sources (now includes AIDSline, Bioethicsline, and HealthStar). Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Nature
Publishes original scientific research reports, review articles surveying recent developments in specific disciplines, short contributions, letters, and commentary.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Oxford Reference Online
Contains entries from over 100 major discipline-related dictionaries and other publications from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes the sciences, foreign languages, art and architecture, politics, business, literature and more. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Science Citation Index Expanded
"Web of Science" database covers the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Science Online
An online encyclopedia covering the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Mathematics, Physics, Space and Astronomy, Weather and Climate.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Springer protocols
A database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the life and biomedical sciences offering researchers access to nearly thirty years worth of time tested, easily reproducible, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Zoological Record
This database contains information related to animal biology. It indexes journal articles, chapters and essays, as well as websites.

Internet Sites

Access Excellence's What's News in Biology
Biology Project
International Veterinary Information Service
PLoS Biology
Online Biology Book
Princeton University Biology Library

Local Resources

Biology Bibliography

Books and Audio/Visual Materials in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of biology

Periodicals in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of biology--periodicals

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Electronic Journals for biology

Recent Stark Campus Library Biological Sciences Purchases

Stark Campus Department of Biological Sciences Web Page
Kent Campus Department of Biological Sciences Web Page

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